Strong underlying values and connections to academic institutions support LEADER/CLLD in Croatia, where the LEADER network is convinced that the LEADER/CLLD approach is of significant relevance at all levels of rural development.
Projects & Practice
A small family forestry business used RDP support to acquire new machinery that would enable it to respond to the increasing demand for forest services.
Setting up a grocery and a social café to support people with intellectual disabilities enter the job market and gain their independence.
An integrated, community focussed model for quality meat production based on short supply chains, working together, and exchanging experiences between consumers and producers.
An agricultural cooperative invested in setting up organic apple orchards with anti-hail nets. They also acquired agricultural machinery to support the production of organic beef.
A family farm used RDP support to switch from cattle to turkey breeding in response to market demand.
Visualising how today’s archeological sites and antique remains looked in ancient times using a smartphone application.
The project addressed the needs of local winegrowers and winemakers in the municipality of Slovenska Bistrica to add value to their work and improve their market position.
Two RDP funded projects enabled a company specialised on biomass heating to grow by financing the purchase of mobile wood chipper and later on a pelleting system.